7 DOSA ENTRIES - By my friends/Non bloggers

These are the entries submitted by some friends/non bloggers. Wanted to post them also before adding them in the round up as I was very happy of their involvement and contribution to my event.
Thanks so much Priya, Ramya, Athi, Geetha, Prema and Rama Devi :)

1. carrot Dosa by Priya
2. Wheat Dosa by Ramya
3. Adai by Athi
4. Ragi Rotti by Geetha
5. Dhidir dosa/Karaicha maavu Dosa by Prema
6. Sandwich Dosa by Rama Devi

1. Carrot Dosa by Priya

Carrot - 2
Onion - 1 small chopped fine
Green chillies - 1 chopped fine
Curry leaves - broken
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Salt as needed
Oil - 1 tbsp
Dosa batter - 5 cups

Grate the carrot.Heat oil in the pan and season it with little jeera, wait for few seconds and add chopped onions, also add green chillies and curry leaves, fry till transparent and add grated carrot. Saute till the raw flavor leaves and also add salt. Remove and cool and later mix with the dosa batter. Prepare dosas.

2. Wheat Dosai by Ramya

Atta(wheat)Flour - 1/2cup
Rice flour -1/2cup
corn flour- 2tsp
salt- as neded
green chili finely chopped -1
onion finely chopped -1 small
oil for greasing
Asafoetida(hing)-little bit

Add all the flours together in a bowl.Now add onion,chilie,hing,salt and add water.Add enough water so that the batter is not very thick.It must be more watery then regular dosa batter.
Now heat a dosai tava and grease it with oil.Pour one laddle full of batter.Remember you cannot spreadit with spatula as the batter is very thin.So pour it all the way in the tava.Now after the batter gets half cooked add some oil and wait till the dosa is fully cooked and it can be turned over by the spatula.Add some more oil to the other side and serve it hot.

3. Adai by Athi

Channa dhal
Toor dhal
Moong dhal
Urad dhal
Red chillies as per spice needed
Ginger - 1/2 inch
Fennel seeds - 1 tbsp
Salt as need
Hing - a pinch
Onion - 1 small chopped fine
Coconut flakes - few tbsp
Curry leaves - few

Soak 2 parts of chana dhal and toor dhal, 1/4 the amount moong dhaal together, separately a handful of urud dhaal, and 1 part of rice. grind urud dhal and rice first with red chilles, ginger,and fennel coarsely followed by all the dhals.
add salt, hing, chopped onions, coconut flakes, curry leaves to the batter and make dosa. This goes best with jaggery and avial.

4.Raagi Rotti: by Geetha

Raagi flour -1 cup
Onion, Green chillies, Curry leave, cilantro- chopped
Coconut - grated
cumin, salt as needed

Mix flour and all ingrediants..... add water and make a dough(like chappathi dough)..
Take a small quantity of Raagi dough(lemon size) and on a plastic paper apply some oil and spread it with fingers. Put it in a griddle.... Apply some oil or ghee. It is very tasty with Sugar or coconut chutney

5.Dhideer dosai/Karaicha maavu Dosai by Prema:


1. Rice flour 1 cup
2. Maida 1 cup
3. Ginger grated 2" Piece
4. Green chillies 7 chopped
5. Curry leaves 6
6. Rava Fried till golden brown 3/4 cup
7. Salt to taste.
8. Buttermilk 2 cups or substitute it with water
9. Crushed peppercorns 2 tsps


1. Oil 3 to 4 tsp
2. Mustard seeds 1 tsp
3. Jeera 1 tsp

You can either add the ginger and curry leaves in the seasoning if you like the good flavor or you can add them into the batter.


1. In a bowl mix in the rice flour and maida along with the above mentioned ingredients and then add the seasonings. Just before you start making this dosai add the rava. The consistency of the batter should be thin enough in such a way that if you pour it should form its own shape. Make it like rava dosai.

6.Sandwich Dosa by Rama Devi


for stuffing:

boiled potatoes (peeled &mashed) -2 or 3 medium
peas,carrot,beans(boiled) -1 cup
onions chopped -1
tomatoes -1
ginger-garlic paste(GG paste)-1/2tsp
pavbhaji masala,garam masala -1/2 tsp each
turmeric powder - pinch
oil-3 tbsp
capsicum - 3tbsp
chilli powder-1tsp
salt-as required

In a kadai pour oil then add onions fry for 2 or 3min. then add GGpaste.after 2min add tomatoes,capsicum fry for 3min until it cooks. then add turmeric,salt,chilli powder,pav bhaji powder and fry for a min.then add potatoes,vegetables,garam masala and fry for few min. no water to add.

for base:

dosa batter- 1 cup big(use previous day or fresh batter)
bread(toasted or as it is)- 10 slices
(we can take batter,bread according to no of people)

Heat dosa pan.Dip bread slices in dosa batter and immediately put it on pan,add little oil to side and fry two sides.do two bread dosa.take it to a plate, on one dosa slice put stuffing then cover with another dosa slice and serve.its good to eat immediately.
All these entries goes to my "Dosa Corner" Event.

7 comments/Reactions:

chef and her kitchen said...

So sweet of u n ur frens..nice entries dear..

Suparna said...

Those are wonderful entries ...some are new to me, shall keep this post bookmarked :)

Unknown said...

Nice ones, will get so many dosa ideas after the round up.

Vrinda said...

Great dosa entries from ur friends..should try some of them....

kittymatti said...

so nice of u to put up the entir rcipe...makes things easier! Lovely round up dearie!

Doloncookbook said...

So sweet of you .... I like dosa but can't make ... Now I have so many recipes ... Will try to make anyone of them ....Nice round up 7 great job padma ....

Anonymous said...

The Dhideer Dosai came out really well. The strong flavor of ginger was superb. I wll definitely make this again. It took less than 30 min to assemble the batter.

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